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Stupidity Tries  Elliott Smith

-the arrangement on the recording is huge, so the instrumental parts (while not 'wrong')
a lot to the imagination
- chord names in parentheses are passing chords which are really short in duration. The
in the chorus just follows the melody, so the bass note is likely all you need.
The somewhat complicated chords:
 
 e--4-- --2-- --2--|
 b--2-- --2-- --2--|
 g--2-- --3-- --2--|
 d--2-- --2-- --4--|
 a--x-- --x-- --2--|
 E--0-- --0-- -----|

[AM7/E] [F#7/E] [B7sus2]  
[E]Got a foot in[E7] the door
[A]God knows what [Am]for
[C#m]And he'l[E]l cut m[B]e down to[D#] size
[A]Stupidity tri[C]es[B]
[E]Everything here[E7] is free
[A]Everything but you [Am]and me
[C#m]This [E]painti[B]ng neve[D#]r dries
[A]Stupidit[C]y tri[B]es[(C)]
[C#m]Savannah [C]shoulder rai[G]sed a cheer[B]
[C]Col[C/B]orin[(A)]g th[G]e sky[B] with a[(C)]sh
[C#m]Because[E] they fou[F#]nd some priva[A]teer
[C]To [C/B]sail ac[(A)]ross the [G]sea of trash[B]
[E]The enemy is [E7]within
[A]Don't confuse m[Am]e with him
[C#m]The trut[E]h is ot[B]herwise[D#]
[A]Stupidity tri[C]es[D]
G# octaves/E F# octaves/E G octaves/E A# octaves/E
[B] [A] [E] [AM7/E]  
[B7sus2] [B] [(C)]  
[C#m]And so I [C]go from floo[G]r to floor[B]
[C]Loo[C/B]king[(A)] for[G] a po[B]rt of c[(C)]all
[C#m]Another[E] drunk co[F#]nquistador[A]
[C]Con[C/B]quer[(A)]ing [G]the g[B]overnor's ball
[E]Couldn't think[E7] of a thing
[A]That I hope tomor[Am]row brings
[C#m]Oh wh[E]at a s[B]urprise[D#]
[A]Stupidity tri[C]es[D]
|: E E AM7/E F#7/E B7sus2 :|
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A Am7/E Am B B7sus2 C C#m C/B D D# E E7 F# F#7/E G
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